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The world’s a hilarious stage in ‘Moon Over Buffalo’

Will George (Allen Pontes) and Charlotte (Julie Anchor), seated left to right with actress Hazel Johnson standing, get another chance at stardom? Find out in "Moon Over Buffalo," opening Feb. 23 at Sutter Street Theatre. Phtoo by Allen Schmeltz

Hilarious confusion comes to Sutter Street Theatre with Ken Ludwig’s “Moon over Buffalo.” In the madcap comedy tradition of “Lend Me a Tenor,” the hilarious “Moon Over Buffalo” centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s. At the moment, they’re playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in rep in Buffalo, New […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gallery displays a selection of modern and contemporary Latin American art

FOLOSM — Folsom Lake College, Three Stages and Sayago & Pardon are proud to announce Before the Alarm, an exploration into ideas of dreamscapes and the subconscious. Before the Alarm will be on view at the Bank of America Gallery at Three Stages, Folsom Lake College until March 10. The exhibition aims to recreate the […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cal Stage premiers ‘Learning Spanish’

In Los Angeles the African-American Ghetto runs right into the Latino Barrio. Watts, one of the densest populated areas in Southern California rife with crime, meets the Barrio, “East-Los,” where gangs hold turf and the night air rings with sirens. This is where playwright Leslie David Perry has set his new play, “Learning Spanish.” “Mr. […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Portuguese singer Ana Moura embraces folk, pop music

Ana Moura

FOLSOM — International songstress Ana Moura has emerged as one of Portugal’s leading voices of traditional Fado (which means “fate”; fado is her country’s soulful answer to the blues). She embarks on an extensive national tour, including a performance at Three Stages on March 7 that will embrace both the emotional folk music of her country and her […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sac Opera, Sac Philharmonic Boards vote to merge

ast month the boards of the Sacramento Opera and Sacramento Philharmonic made a unanimous decision to merge as a new corporate entity — The Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance — producing Sacramento Opera and Sacramento Philharmonic performances and programs. Effective date for the new corporation is July 1, 2013. Informal discussion between executive staff and the boards have […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

True beauty lies within

Belle (Hilary Maiberger) and the Beast (Darick Pead) share a tender moment in "Beauty and the Beast." The traveling musical comes to Sacramenot March 6-19. Photo by Joan Marcus

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, comes to Sacramento as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage March 6-17 at the Community Center Theater, 13th & L street in downtown Sacramento. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast features” […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

NASA astronaut offers backstage view of space program

FOLSOM — In his tiny office at UC Davis, Professor Steve Robinson holds up two letters. One is a letter rejecting his application to come to UC Davis as an undergraduate. The other, dated nearly 40 years later, is an invitation from UC Davis for Robinson to join the engineering faculty as a tenured professor. “A […]

Comments Off / February 11, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »